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Materials Research Institute


Dr Zhe Li

Zhe Li

Senior Lecturer

School of Engineering and Materials Science
329, Engineering, Mile End


Organic solar cells, perovskite solar cells, quantum dot solar cells, semitransparent solar cells, low light energy harvesting device, device physics, structure-function relations, stability,

Research Interests

Dr Zhe Li is a Senior Lecturer in Materials Science at the School of Engineering and Materials Science, Queen Mary University of London. Dr Li's research group covers multiple disciplines of Energy Materials including the development of solar cells and other optoelectronic devices for various target applications, nano-structured materials, device physics, photo-and physical-chemistry and thin film fabrication and characterisation, in close collaboration with a number of leading UK and international institutions including in particular Imperial College London, Cambridge University, Oxford University, Swansea University, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shandong University, Jinan University and Soochow University. The work of Dr Li's research group has been published in leading international journals such as Nature Communications, Advanced Materials, Energy and Environmental Science, Journal of the American Chemical Society, ACS nano, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, ACS Energy Letters and Scientific Reports. Dr Li serves as an Editorial Board Member of SN Applied Sciences, a journal published by Springer Nature.